[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Endz | @endzlgc

Beyond better judgement, Orange, CA is the unlikely home for on-the-rise emcee, Endz (Alan Navarro). Endz’ versatility and storytelling abilities recreate moments of life that enamor the audiences through harmonious melodies and gripping lyrics. His armory of styles has substantially grown throughout the years.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Nick Weaver | @thenickweaver

Nick started in his early teen years, making mixtapes in the northwest while being raised on everything from Tchaikovsky to The Cure. As he grows and evolves as an artist, his interest in all types of music continues to guide his vision. When asked about his influences, Weaver cites long time favorite acts such as LCD Soundsystem, Hot Chip, Helios, and Mogwai, as well as hip-hop legends like Nas, Royce Da 5’9″, Mobb Deep, and Eminem. Seeing the word “genre” as just a self-imposed boundary, Weaver treats each project as a way to further evolve his own art, one inspiration at a time.

[Podcast] Author Spotlight – Young Rick | @rwyoungrick

Welcome to another edition of PoPolitickin. In this episode, we politick with former pimp turned...

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Ms Proper | @MsProper

Ms Proper began writing at the age of eight under the influence of her poetic mother. After years of transforming her craft and exploring the recording process it wasn’t until 2005 that she began to take her career as a musician more seriously. With her heart into music, she created So Proper Entertainment and employed a roster of other talented artists in the Virginia area to whom she executive produced albums for.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Corina Corina | @getcorinacorina

Corina Corina was born in Oakland, CA and is the eldest child of political activists. Named after a classic Blues song, it seems her career path in music was set early on. Now with roots in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, Corina Corina brings a fresh and seamless synergy between 90s-style r&b, dark pop, lyrically driven hip hop and the blues and soul music she grew up on.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Free5ive | @Free5ivexxx

Growing up in inner city Portland, Free5ive’s passion for music started at an early age. He developed a love for many genres of music including hip hop, R&B , funk, classic rock, and country music. Although, while growing up his first love was basketball, he began to use music to express himself as he battled the impoverished gang infested environment that surrounded him.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight -Elete Wright | @StJoeLouis

Turning open studio sessions into the syndicate called Cloud Club and one member turning a warehouse rave into a genre bending event known as #Thread, it’s no wonder a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat, NJ , and LA have everything to do with each other in the eyes of the group St. Joe Louis.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Cool Nutz | @CoolNutz

In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Portland hip hop legend Cool Nutz.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – TOPE | @itsTOPE

Producer / Rapper TOPE is considered one of the top up and coming artists in the Northwest region and has been recently featured on XXL, The Source, 2DopeBoyz, Okayplayer, Jay-Z’s Life + Times, Hip Hop Wired, Hip Hop DX

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Mac Kitty | @themackitty

In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Bay Area artist Mac Kitty

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Deal The Villain | @Deal_TheVillain

Deal The Villain discusses is latest release titled, “Beards, Beats, & Kicks.” The EP is an ode to some of DTV’s favorite things and some essential elements in today’s Hip-Hop lexicon.

[Podcast] Self Help Spotlight – Jen Slay | @JenSlayvision

Jennifer Slay is a well respected Women’s Empowerment Life Coach, Counsellor, and the Creator of Finesse – a program created to transform the everyday woman into a woman of purpose, passion and incredible strength.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Dmo | @ThisIsDmo

In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Roofless, CA emcee Dmo. Dmo has spent the last half a decade finding himself as an artist and more importantly as an individual. He has come to understand his vision as an artist and has created a more realer self to present to the public.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Xzayvier | @XzayvierMusic

Xzayvier gives the detalis on his background, new projects, and working with the producer Clvssic, a beatcrafter and engineer who has worked with the likes of T.I., Jay-Z, Yo Gotti, Project Pat and the late Doe B.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – JahleelFaReaL | @JahleelFaReaL

Welcome to another edition of PoPolitickin. In this episode, we politick with JahleelFaReaL....

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Alonzo Williams | @reallonzonwa

In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Legendary artist, producer, and club owner, Alonzo “Lonzo” Williams. Known as the Godfather of West Coast Rap, Lonzo discusses his legacy in West Coast Hip Hop, his memoir and audio book “N.ot W.ithout A.lonzo”, and more.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – ElceeTheArtist | @ElceeTheArtist

Toronto’s ElceeTheArtist is an up and coming singer, rapper, and performer who uses his uniqueblend of double-time raps and velvet-smooth R&B vocals to create a sound that follows along from your headphones, to the whip,to the party and back to the bedroom.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Wordsmith | @Wordsmith

In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Baltimore, MD emcee Wordsmith. Wordsmith is the always-professional, ever-expanding, world-wide movement based out of Baltimore, MD. His mission is to entertain and educate through a Message of Purpose, and always by example relate that message through clean, quality, and marketable Music for the Masses.

Artist Spotlight – Josh Pearl | @JoshxPearl

Ever since I can remember I would always write stories in school as a kid. At the age of 15 my friend Dominick and I found out about this one track recording program on my computer. We started freestyling without a instrumental using my webcam microphone. I downloaded a Lil Wayne instrumental from “Limewire”

Artist Spotlight – J Cutta | @DatsJCutta

Atlanta Music and the vibe is ever changing. You really notice it with the beat selection of the latest hits or songs are booming in the city. Once Atlanta gravitates to one particular sound, a whole movement is behind it. Atlanta supports a lot of upcoming artist before they actual are discovery by the rest of the world.

Artist Spotlight – Bianca

Artist Spotlight – Bianca

BIANCA has been working intensely on, writing, crafting her sound and today releases her first official single: “Eyes On Me”. Born and raised in Los Angeles, the smile on her face is like the weather, always shining. Being sensual, funny yet edgy and raw, unafraid to be who she is, the whole essence of being your true self, is what her music is about. She aspires to transform all this warmth and lust for life despite the ups and downs, into extraordinary songs she’s putting together for her upcoming mixtape: Cool Kids Travel.

Business Spotlight – Darius Allen, CEO, SIAM Smartphones

Business Spotlight – Darius Allen, CEO, SIAM Smartphones

In this episode, we politick with the Founder and CEO of SIAM Smartphones Darius Allen.

Darius is an international business magnate, serial entrepreneur, successful investor; self help author, motivational speaker, and financial literacy activist. Darius also operates his own blog writing about his latest thoughts on business education, investing, and financial literacy.

[Video] Brooklyn Queen – Way More Lit | @BrooklynQueen0

[Video] Brooklyn Queen – Way More Lit | @BrooklynQueen0

There’s no denying who has the upper hand in Brooklyn Queen’s “Way More Lit”, as the multi-talented 12-year-old goes toe-to-toe with her friends in a feisty paintball match. This song appears on Brooklyn’s recent Queens Corner project, which is available everywhere now via BMB Entertainment.

[Audio] Monk Mandino – If You Like It I Love It | @monkmandino

[Audio] Monk Mandino – If You Like It I Love It | @monkmandino

California rapper and self-described “rap game Mark Twain” Monk Mandino presents his new single “If You Like It I Love It”. Produced by DamCold, the single is the duo’s introduction to a sub-genre they dub ‘Hawaii Bass’, which Monk calls “what you’d get if you mixed 2 Live Crew, Too Short and early Eminem”. McNasty made his name as a battler on the GrindTime circuit

[Audio] Marz Money – Touchdown | @MarzMoney

[Audio] Marz Money – Touchdown | @MarzMoney

This is the lead off track from Marz Money’s 1st release since coming home from an 8 year bid. This is the story of his experience behind the wall, the process of coming home & touching down; back in the hood he loves, Flatbush, Brooklyn. Let the world know #MarzyHome.

[Video] Snypa – Quarterback | @iSnypa88

[Video] Snypa – Quarterback | @iSnypa88

Hoodrich’s own Snypa releases a new visual for “Quarterback,” a track off his latest mixtape Raja (King of Kings). He is currently gearing up for the release of his new EP titled Learning to Love, which is expected to be out by the end of September. Click the link below to watch the latest visual from Snypa.

[Video] Ryan Milla – Earned | @RyanMillaAC

[Video] Ryan Milla – Earned | @RyanMillaAC

Atlanta’s Ryan Milla preps for his forthcoming Groove Vol. 1 EP with crisp new visuals. Milla links with director Damien Aku to bring to life the hustler’s ambition in “Earn”. With a simple hook, Milla reminds us what’s it’s like to get it from the bottom.

[Audio] Grace The Martyr – Son Shine | @GracetheMartyr

[Audio] Grace The Martyr – Son Shine | @GracetheMartyr

Atlanta-based emcee Grace The Martyr presents “Son Shine”, featuring vocals from Dave Tolliver of Cleveland R&B duo Men At Large. Produced by Danowlin “WIERDO” Stewart, a Washington DC-based beatsmith whose work has appeared on BET and Fox, “Son Shine” will appear on Grace’s forthcoming album, set to be produced by Stewart and It’s Da God, and released through Grace’s music and film company Casual Dreamz Ent.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Nick Weaver | @thenickweaver

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Nick Weaver | @thenickweaver

Nick started in his early teen years, making mixtapes in the northwest while being raised on everything from Tchaikovsky to The Cure. As he grows and evolves as an artist, his interest in all types of music continues to guide his vision. When asked about his influences, Weaver cites long time favorite acts such as LCD Soundsystem, Hot Chip, Helios, and Mogwai, as well as hip-hop legends like Nas, Royce Da 5’9″, Mobb Deep, and Eminem. Seeing the word “genre” as just a self-imposed boundary, Weaver treats each project as a way to further evolve his own art, one inspiration at a time.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Ms Proper | @MsProper

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Ms Proper | @MsProper

Ms Proper began writing at the age of eight under the influence of her poetic mother. After years of transforming her craft and exploring the recording process it wasn’t until 2005 that she began to take her career as a musician more seriously. With her heart into music, she created So Proper Entertainment and employed a roster of other talented artists in the Virginia area to whom she executive produced albums for.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Corina Corina | @getcorinacorina

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Corina Corina | @getcorinacorina

Corina Corina was born in Oakland, CA and is the eldest child of political activists. Named after a classic Blues song, it seems her career path in music was set early on. Now with roots in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, Corina Corina brings a fresh and seamless synergy between 90s-style r&b, dark pop, lyrically driven hip hop and the blues and soul music she grew up on.

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Free5ive | @Free5ivexxx

[Podcast] Artist Spotlight – Free5ive | @Free5ivexxx

Growing up in inner city Portland, Free5ive’s passion for music started at an early age. He developed a love for many genres of music including hip hop, R&B , funk, classic rock, and country music. Although, while growing up his first love was basketball, he began to use music to express himself as he battled the impoverished gang infested environment that surrounded him.